The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Linux Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 768 820 811
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 168 155 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 148 148 190
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94361 106979 116217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79501 88148 95129
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 166 £45,000 +28.57% 23
South East +28 73 £45,000 +28.57% 8
London +50 55 £50,000 +29.87% 8
Berkshire +1 39 £45,000 +63.63% 6
Surrey +35 24 £50,000 - 2
Reading +9 24 £57,500 +139.58% 4
North West +31 10 £32,500 +10.16% 5
East of England +28 10 £44,500 +1.36%
Manchester +19 10 £32,500 +10.16% 4
Woking -7 10 £50,000 -
City of London +50 7 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Yorkshire +31 7 £40,000 +45.45% 1
South West +12 7 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £44,500 -
Bracknell +3 6 £24,000 -56.36%
Watford - 6 £44,500 -
Bristol +29 5 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Slough +10 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Egham - 5 £55,000 - 1
Stockport +11 4 £32,250 -10.41% 3
West Sussex - 4 £27,500 -
Horsham - 4 £27,500 -
Leeds - 4 £30,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £30,500 - 1
Harrogate +29 3 £42,500 +21.42%
North Yorkshire +18 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Guildford +8 3 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge -1 3 £50,000 +13.89%
Hampshire -4 3 £33,500 -16.25%
Cambridgeshire -7 3 £50,000 +13.89%

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Linux Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 311 (100.00%) Linux
2 141 (45.34%) Windows
3 114 (36.66%) Red Hat
4 103 (33.12%) Perl
5 102 (32.80%) Unix
6 91 (29.26%) Python
6 91 (29.26%) VMware
7 87 (27.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 80 (25.72%) MySQL
9 79 (25.40%) Apache
9 79 (25.40%) Puppet
10 67 (21.54%) Tomcat
11 66 (21.22%) Bash Shell
12 65 (20.90%) JBoss
13 64 (20.58%) Oracle
14 61 (19.61%) SQL Server
15 56 (18.01%) Firewall
16 54 (17.36%) SAN
17 53 (17.04%) SQL
17 53 (17.04%) ITIL
17 53 (17.04%) TCP/IP
18 52 (16.72%) Windows Server
19 51 (16.40%) Nagios
20 49 (15.76%) HTTP
20 49 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
21 45 (14.47%) LDAP
21 45 (14.47%) Degree
22 44 (14.15%) NAS
23 43 (13.83%) Finance
24 41 (13.18%) LAMP

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 79 (25.40%) Apache
2 67 (21.54%) Tomcat
3 65 (20.90%) JBoss
4 37 (11.90%) WebLogic
5 34 (10.93%) WebSphere
6 29 (9.32%) nginx
6 29 (9.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 23 (7.40%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (4.82%) OpenStack
9 14 (4.50%) IIS
10 4 (1.29%) CMS
11 3 (0.96%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.96%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.96%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.64%) Confluence
12 2 (0.64%) Drupal
12 2 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Summit
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (10.29%) SaaS
3 12 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.57%) PaaS
5 5 (1.61%) Office 365
6 3 (0.96%) IaaS
7 1 (0.32%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 56 (18.01%) Firewall
2 54 (17.36%) SAN
3 53 (17.04%) TCP/IP
4 49 (15.76%) HTTP
5 45 (14.47%) LDAP
6 44 (14.15%) NAS
7 29 (9.32%) DNS
8 21 (6.75%) VPN
9 17 (5.47%) LAN
9 17 (5.47%) WAN
9 17 (5.47%) Wireshark
10 15 (4.82%) VLAN
10 15 (4.82%) VoIP
11 14 (4.50%) SSL
12 12 (3.86%) SMTP
13 9 (2.89%) DHCP
13 9 (2.89%) Internet
14 6 (1.93%) IPv4
14 6 (1.93%) IPv6
14 6 (1.93%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (25.72%) MySQL
2 61 (19.61%) SQL Server
3 28 (9.00%) Relational Database
4 25 (8.04%) RDBMS
5 10 (3.22%) Big Data
6 9 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.25%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.54%) Vagrant
2 9 (2.89%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.64%) JIRA
4 2 (0.64%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) JMeter
General
1 43 (13.83%) Finance
2 23 (7.40%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.14%) Banking
4 15 (4.82%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.54%) Marketing
6 10 (3.22%) Retail
7 9 (2.89%) Law
8 5 (1.61%) Electronics
8 5 (1.61%) Front Office
9 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.64%) German Language
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
11 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.18%) LAMP
2 38 (12.22%) Web Services
3 21 (6.75%) HTML
4 19 (6.11%) .NET
5 15 (4.82%) Middleware
6 12 (3.86%) CSS
6 12 (3.86%) LEMP Stack
7 11 (3.54%) Ruby on Rails
8 10 (3.22%) ELK Stack
8 10 (3.22%) MCollective
9 5 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (1.61%) XML
10 4 (1.29%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.64%) JSON
11 2 (0.64%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.64%) REST
12 1 (0.32%) FreeSWITCH
12 1 (0.32%) IBM Integration Bus
12 1 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.32%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.40%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.82%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.86%) Clustering
5 10 (3.22%) Hedge funds
5 10 (3.22%) Replication
6 7 (2.25%) Fintech
7 6 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.61%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.61%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.29%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.29%) EPoS
10 3 (0.96%) Equities
10 3 (0.96%) PACS
11 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.64%) Derivative
11 2 (0.64%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 311 (100.00%) Linux
2 141 (45.34%) Windows
3 102 (32.80%) Unix
4 87 (27.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (16.72%) Windows Server
6 34 (10.93%) CentOS
7 19 (6.11%) Solaris
8 18 (5.79%) Ubuntu
8 18 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (4.82%) Debian
10 11 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (2.25%) SUSE
12 5 (1.61%) AIX
12 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.96%) Android
13 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.96%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.96%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.04%) ITIL
2 34 (10.93%) Incident Management
3 29 (9.32%) DevOps
4 26 (8.36%) Web Operations
5 25 (8.04%) Load Balancing
6 23 (7.40%) Configuration Management
7 18 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (5.79%) Network Design
8 14 (4.50%) Problem Management
9 13 (4.18%) High Availability
9 13 (4.18%) ITSM
10 12 (3.86%) Open Source
11 9 (2.89%) Change Management
11 9 (2.89%) Mentoring
12 8 (2.57%) Analytics
12 8 (2.57%) Time Management
13 7 (2.25%) B2C
13 7 (2.25%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (1.93%) Service Delivery
14 6 (1.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 103 (33.12%) Perl
2 91 (29.26%) Python
3 66 (21.22%) Bash Shell
4 53 (17.04%) SQL
5 32 (10.29%) PowerShell
6 31 (9.97%) Java
7 30 (9.65%) Shell Script
8 23 (7.40%) Ruby
9 18 (5.79%) JavaScript
10 17 (5.47%) PHP
11 11 (3.54%) C++
11 11 (3.54%) Korn
12 10 (3.22%) C
13 2 (0.64%) C#
13 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.32%) AWK
14 1 (0.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 45 (14.47%) Degree
2 15 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.89%) CEH
4 9 (2.89%) CISSP
5 7 (2.25%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (1.93%) RHCE
7 4 (1.29%) CCENT
8 3 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.96%) LPIC
8 3 (0.96%) RHCT
9 2 (0.64%) PhD
9 2 (0.64%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.32%) CCNA
10 1 (0.32%) CCNP
10 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.32%) HND
10 1 (0.32%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.86%) SLA
2 8 (2.57%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.57%) QA
3 6 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) DICOM
4 1 (0.32%) HL7
System Software
1 33 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 29 (9.32%) Oracle RAC
3 18 (5.79%) VMware ESX
4 15 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (4.50%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.54%) Docker
6 11 (3.54%) Squid
7 10 (3.22%) qmail
8 7 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.93%) vSphere
9 6 (1.93%) Xen
10 5 (1.61%) KVM
11 3 (0.96%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.64%) iptables
12 2 (0.64%) Postfix
12 2 (0.64%) vCloud
13 1 (0.32%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.32%) RHEV
13 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 79 (25.40%) Puppet
2 51 (16.40%) Nagios
3 29 (9.32%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (7.40%) OpenAM
5 13 (4.18%) Backup Exec
6 12 (3.86%) logstash
6 12 (3.86%) ZABBIX
7 11 (3.54%) Graphite
8 10 (3.22%) Ansible
8 10 (3.22%) Cacti
8 10 (3.22%) collectd
8 10 (3.22%) Ganglia
9 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (1.61%) vMotion
10 3 (0.96%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.96%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.64%) Kibana
11 2 (0.64%) Opsview
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (0.64%) yum
Vendors
1 114 (36.66%) Red Hat
2 91 (29.26%) VMware
3 64 (20.58%) Oracle
4 33 (10.61%) Cisco
4 33 (10.61%) Sun
5 28 (9.00%) Microsoft
6 23 (7.40%) Splunk
7 17 (5.47%) HP
8 13 (4.18%) Veeam
9 12 (3.86%) Juniper
9 12 (3.86%) NetApp
9 12 (3.86%) Symantec
10 6 (1.93%) Brocade
11 5 (1.61%) EMC
12 4 (1.29%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.29%) Isilon
12 4 (1.29%) Palo Alto
13 3 (0.96%) 3PAR
13 3 (0.96%) Sybase
13 3 (0.96%) TIBCO
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Maximum £55,000 plus 10% bonus, shares and goo
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + on call bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Benefits (Dependant on experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 depending on experience + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus an attractive benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago